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El Cardenal Alameda

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70 Juarez Avenue | at Hilton Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico
+52 55186632
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A little bit pricey but good

Amazing tortillas, good breakfast, interesting mexican dishes (such as one with cacti flowers). Worth visiting!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Amazing tortillas, good breakfast, interesting mexican dishes (such as one with cacti flowers). Worth visiting!

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Veracruz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Amazing Mexican food, real prehispanic flow II can try "escamoles" or gusanos de maguey it's just amazing the mole the starter they recommend are awesome!!! It's a them must!!! The service it's simple amazing there's more than 1 waiter per table lol not expensive!!! El mejor restaurante de comida mexicana y prehispánica es verdaderamente deliciosa muchos restaurantes he recorrido y... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This restaurant offers a great breakfast and very good lunch. The service is impeccable, and there is something for everyone on the menu. For a business lunch with 5 people including drinks, appetizers, main course, dessert and coffee, it was $1800 pesos. If you are looking for a great place to eat and discuss business you cannot go wrong at... More 

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San Francisco, California
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A delicious nostalgic menu with many regional favorites that are sometimes hard to find except in specific popular markets. My wife licks her fingers over her childhood favorite of bolillos and nata. Something so simple and once so common from an earlier era when the milkman delivered un-pastorized milk to everyones front door. This just begins a delightful and delicious... More 

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El Paso, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This restaurant is nothing short of spectacular. Excellent traditional Mexican food with a touch of modern cooking. There is several in the historic district and they are all just as good. Excellent choice for breakfast and lunch. Closed for dinner.

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Boulder, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Not yet ready to adjust to a large afternoon meal, I stopped at the El Cardenal Restaurant in the Hilton Reforma Hotel. Tempted by the Albondigas, I enjoyed two large, savory meatballs in a delicious, slightly spicy sauce. With a cool bottle of Sol beer and a complementary basket of bread, I had more than enough to eat and left... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This place is very popular but I found the food to be average in quality. However, it is clean and looks modern and attractive.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This used to be the Sheraton, which is now the Hilton. The restaurant itself looks clean, and the service is quite good. However talking about the food, I can say that those dishes aren't prepared at the moment. ⅔ dishes weren't. The taste of them are good. This could looks like a fancy restaurant, but with the price tags, that... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A complete Mexican country menu featuring the best ingredients and techniques of the rich Mexican kitchen. Great service.. You must try the "Nata" or heavy cream, freshly baked "bolillo" bread, and tortillas. My favorite egg preparation is the Egg White Omelette with goat cheese and Holy Leaf. But I'm game for the "Huevos Montados" with stew beans and red and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Mexican food excels at this restaurant, notably their chicken in mole poblano is superb, as well as the traditional tortilla soup and the fabuluously sweet 3-milk cake (pastel de tres leches). For breakfast, they also have a wide array of very tasty options, including scrambled eggs with turkey chilorio, which is so yummy. Location is very nice, on the ground... More 

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Address: 70 Juarez Avenue | at Hilton Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 55186632
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 70 Juarez Avenue | at Hilton Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52 55186632

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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